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Today’s Quote: “Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.” – Stan Smith

Today’s Word: Precarious adj. 1. Dangerously lacking in security or stability: “The precarious life of an undercover cop.” 2. Subject to chance or unknown conditions. 3. Based on uncertain, unwarranted, or unproved premises. “A precarious solution to a difficult problem.”

Random Thought: Some people don’t mind going into work, but it’s that eight-hour wait to go home that almost kills them…

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Today’s Quote: “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” – Simone de Beauvoir

Today’s Word: Egalitarian adj. Affirming, promoting, or characterized by belief in equal political, economic, social, and civil rights for all people.

Random Thought: Whenever I travel to Northern Michigan (Up North), I’m always delighted by the patience, kindness, and sincerity demonstrated by everyone…a lesson we can all learn in the lower portion of the state…

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Today’s Quote: “If you want a happy ending… that depends on where you stop your story.” – Orson Welles

Today’s Word: Assiduous adj. 1. Constant in application or attention; diligent: “An assiduous worker who strove for perfection.” 2. Unceasing; persistent: “Assiduous cancer research.”

Random thought: It’s easy to love yourself when you appreciate those who love you…

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Today’s Quote: “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

Today’s Word: Acrimonious adj. 1. Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous: “An acrimonious debate between the two candidates.”

Random Thought: Everything in life is much easier when you don’t concern yourself with what everyone else is doing…

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Today’s Quote: “It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Circuitous adj. Being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course: “He took a circuitous route to avoid traffic.”

Random Thought: When someone says, “I need to talk to you” has the power to make you remember every bad thing you’ve ever done in your life…

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Today’s Quote: “You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.”– Michael Johnson

Today’s Word: Benevolent adj. 1. Charitable: performing good or charitable acts and not seeking to make a profit. 2. Characterized by or suggestive of doing good; showing kindness or goodwill.

Random Thought: I recently noticed that a bottled water I was drinking had a “best used by date” stamped on it; what would cause water to go bad?

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Today’s Quote: “Life is half spent before we know what it is.” – George Herbert

Today’s Word: Mitigate v. (1) Make less severe, serious, or painful: “he wanted to mitigate the damages in court.” (2) Lessen the gravity of (an offense or mistake).

Random Thought: It sure would be great if we could all live in the present and learn from the past…

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